T. Jared Bunch, MD

Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT, USA

Dr. T. Jared Bunch a native of Logan Utah graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and received alpha omega alpha honors.  He completed internal medicine residency and fellowships in cardiovascular diseases and electrophysiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota.  He received the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award for clinical care of patients and the Donald C. Balfour Award for meritorious research.  He served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic from 2003-2007, before joining his current partners at Intermountain Heart Rhythm Specialists.  He currently directs heart rhythm research at Intermountain Medical Center and is the medical director for heart rhythm services of Intermountain Healthcare.  He is an Affiliated Clinical Associate Professor for Stanford University.  He writes a bi-weekly column entitled “Rhythm of Life” for everydayhealth.com.

He is the founding editor of the Heart Rhythm Case Reports Journal. He is on the editorial boards of the Heart Rhythm Journal, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, American Heart Journal, JACC electrophysiology, and the Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management..

Dr. Bunch is interested in the management of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, in particular nonpharmacologic strategies such as catheter ablation and in enhancing the safety of both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments.  His current research involves defining mechanisms underlying the association of atrial fibrillation and dementia and looking at therapeutic opportunities to lower risk of cognitive decline.  He is involved in multiple national and international trials involving cardiac rhythm management.  He has published over 140 manuscripts, 10 book chapters, and presented over 150 national and international abstracts on these topics.